Responding to widespread complaints about its tiled,
touchscreen-friendly start screen for its new Windows 8 operating
system, Microsoft on Thursday announced that it would reintroduce its
traditional Start button in an update.
Google is cutting the clutter from the
inboxes of Gmail users. The web software giant announced a new design
for its popular email service Wednesday, which will see incoming mail
pre-sorted into relevant categories.
U.S. hedge fund Third Point LLC said Tuesday that it
had increased its stake in Sony Corp to 6.9 percent, putting more
pressure on the Japanese electronics company to spin off its film and
The 2nd Annual Social Media Leadership Awards, organized by Social Strategy1, Knowledge@Wharton, and AUS, Inc., with support from Ernst & Young, is now accepting submissions through July 30.
If Google acquires mapping app Waze, it would eliminate Google's key competitor
in mobile maps, Consumer Watchdog told U.S. antitrust agencies.
Hewlett-Packard's spending on research and development, an investment widely considered essential for companies to stay on
the cutting edge of technology, has steadily declined to less than 3 percent
over the past four years.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced his first shareholders meeting, a year after the social media giant's flopped IPO, in what has
been a rocky ride for company investors.
Facebook on Wednesday opened its first European
data centre in northern Sweden, which began to handle commuter
traffic from around the world.
Metro Orlando may be home to more than 164,000 jobs requiring some
special knowledge of science, technology, engineering or math, but it does not
stack up well against the country's other 100 largest metro areas, according to
a new report from the Brookings Institution.
Apple has signed a streaming music deal with
Sony Music just days
before the company is expected to announce iRadio for iTunes.
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Dell's board recommended a takeover bid led by Michael Dell, saying it's in the best interest of the slumping PC maker's
shareholders, and asked them to approve the deal when it's put to a
vote in July.
IBM has bought cloud computing company
SoftLayer in a deal that strengthens the firm's
offerings in the sector, the companies announced Tuesday.
Yahoo says it is ending Mail Classic, requiring all users to switch to the new
Zynga said Monday that it would cut about 18 percent of its workforce and close
some offices in an effort it expects will save $70 million to $80 million